jail[ jeyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF jail
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JAIL
After laying in the jail at Holly Springs about three weeks Wilson came for me.
"The jail of the county is at Welland, the county town," replied the constable.
I came here for rest and quiet, and I am going to have them, if I have to go to jail for them.
Another had a brother in jail, who could not be got out without me.
A writ by which a man may be taken out of jail when confined for the wrong crime.
In the early summer of the year we hear of him in Appleby jail.
A warrant was made out, and he was forthwith sent to the jail.
No, once arrested, they would either keep me in jail for ever, or hang me.
He's up the road and he's going to catch people and put them in jail.
Forgive me this earnestness, but the horrors of a jail have made me half distracted.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JAIL
- bottle up
- box up
- choke back
- crack down
- hem in
- keep down
- keep in line
- lock up
- pull back
- sit on
- tie down
- tie up